Summaries - Research
Back Investigation of Beam Source and Collective Effects and Instabilities Relevant to High-Power Free-Electron Laser Performance
|Division||Graduate School of Engineering & Applied Science|
Cohn, Keith R.
Blau, Joseph A.
|Sponsor||High Energy Laser-Joint Technology Office (Joint)|
|Summary||Investigate beam source and collective effects and instabilities, such as coherent synchrotron radiation and beam halo formation, relevant to high-power accelerator operation via a combination of theoretical modeling, simulation and experimental investigation. Work on cathodes will include investigation of dispenser hotocathodes for uniformity of quantum efficiency and longevity. Novel beam formation techniques, such as the use of elliptical laser pulses to obtain beams with linear space charge forces, will be tested and refined in theory and experiment. Beam transport effects for low-voltage, high-charge, high-quality beams will be predicted and compared with experiment over the 1 - 10 MeV energy range, of high relevance to weapons-class infrared FEL designs.|
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